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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Tenerife (ES) - Tobago (TT)

06 January - 07 February 2020

32 days, Twister

From € 3975,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

17-35: € 3975,-

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Twister:
Tenerife (ES) - Tobago (TT)

06 January - 07 February 2020

The price includes flights from and to the Netherlands. Expedition Horizon 1. Join the Twister for an ultimage sailing adventure with sustainability theme. Board the ship in the Canary Islands and set out for the journey to Cape Verde and across the Atlantic towards Caribbean. Explore the beautiful islands before making your way to Tobago, from where you will catch your flight back to Europe. Spend a month on board and learn to sail a traditional vessel. Set the sails, steer, navigate; fish and cook; relax. Fish for microplastics in the ocean and participate in global research. Give yourself over to the adventure: only the departure and arrival dates are set, otherwise you will go where the wind takes you. Enjoy the digital detox, out of mobile service for many days at a time. Become one with nature and find yourself again. Open to Windseekers aged 17-35.

Ports

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, and a popular tourist destination. One of the largest Carnival festivals is hosted here, and for tourists there is a lot to see and do. But the island is large enough to escape mass tourism, so let its natural beauty seduce you to a hike or a drive around the island. You'll find mountains to climb, cliffs overlooking bays, and ravines. The 'Island of eternal spring' is just what you need if you arrive fresh from your Journey!

Tobago is an island within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, an island state in the Caribbean. Much more relaxed than the bustling Trinidad, Tobago is a great place for nature-lovers and people who like to experience the slow local life. Visit Tobago Forest Reserve to take a trek through the rainforest, try water sports or simply relax on a sandy beach. You should also step into one of the many small restaurants and try the local specialties!

  • Tenerife (ES)

  • Tobago (TT)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 January 2020 - 7 February 2020
  • For Windseekers aged 17-35 years
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • "This trip was about pushing your boundaries."

    Roos (16)

You sail on the Twister

Shipping type: Two-masted schooner
Homeport: Harlingen
Date built: 1902
Trainees: 12
Length: 35 m
Height of mast: 27,5 m
Sail: 350 m2

The Twister was built in 1902 and renovated in 2012 in order to provide all the new safety features and modern comfort. These days she is a very fast and reliable sailing vessel. The modern rigging system and  gracefully designed …

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Windseeker logs

  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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  • Mentoring on The Maybe

    Maybe, July 2017

    – by Killian Borland (17)

    I was a youth volunteer on The Maybe for the month of June 2017. It was an experience that I will never forget. I loved every minute of it. One of the best things about sailing on The Maybe is that …

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Photos

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